InspirEd: March sessions announced; previous sessions available on demand
Each Thursday at 4 p.m., the InspirED Virtual Learning Series Zoomcast brings strategies, resources and practical advice to help educators and families navigate this unique time in learning. For those who cannot attend the live events, the InspirED Video Gallery features all the previous sessions on demand, and it’s updated weekly so viewers can access the series at their convenience. Learn more about the gallery in this video.
This month, the InspirED series includes the following live sessions:
- On March 4 at 4 p.m., register to attend “Individualizing and Coordinating Transition Services to Help Students Reach Post-School Goals.” Coordinating and individualizing services for students is important as they transition from school to adult life. Join this roundtable discussion with a local educator, county board of developmental disabilities service and support administrator and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities supervisor as they discuss transition services from their agencies, how they share data from those services and work toward being “outcome focused, agency neutral, and person-centered” to help students achieve post-school goals.
- On March 11 at 4 p.m., register to attend “Establishing Meaningful Interactions to Build Communication in Young Children.” All behavior is a form of communication. So, how can adults improve their communication to strengthen interactions and behavior with young children? Explore three strategies to build stronger interactions, relationships and communication with young children and learn how to apply them within daily routines and activities.
- On March 18 at 4 p.m., register for “The Untapped Riches of Universal Design for Learning and Explicit Instruction: Capitalize on this Gold Mine.” Teaching is a science and an art. As teachers design instruction to develop expert learners, they grapple with the balance between explicit instruction and student choice through Universal Design for Learning. Explore ideas for how to use Universal Design for Learning and explicit instruction frameworks to ensure all students learn and become expert learners.
- On March 25 at 4 p.m., register for “Telepsychology: Tips and Tools for Online Assessments.” Discover strategies and recommendations for assessing learners who are deaf or hard of hearing or blind or visually impaired in an online or hybrid environment. Learn more about the basic principles of telepsychology, considerations specific to learners who are deaf or hard of hearing or blind or visually impaired and resources to support the assessment process.
Learn more about the InspirED series, sponsored by OCALI and the Department, and find the full Video Gallery on the InspirEd website